Are Full Frame SLRs Obsolete?

Started Jan 4, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Not for me...
In reply to Colin Smith1, Jan 5, 2014

I went from m4/3's (OMD E-M5) to a 5D2 and am very happy with it. With some decent prime lenses you still won't beat the quality and the ability to get shallow dof at wide angles. You can get shallow dof on m4/3's but not at wide angles, that's just the physics of the sensor size. For many people m4/3s is more than good enough, for some, the look of full frame is just more appealing. Whichever you choose there is a trade off involved. I like the ergonomics of a bigger DSLR, I didn't realise how much I missed it until I went back to one, when I'm 70 I probably won't be so keen on the size and weight, but by then we should have some pretty small full frame cameras. The good news is that we have loads of choices, so it's all good for me.

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